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UPMC McKeesport Alive and Well Series Presents ‘Colon Health and Colonoscopy—A Guide to Digestive Health’ Discussion and Dinner

WHAT: Gastroenterologist will discuss the importance of scheduling a colonoscopy screening at age 50. Learn how knowing your family history and early detection can help save lives and prevent colon cancer. In addition, tips for how to prepare for the screening, the procedure and any side effects will be shared.

The free dinner event also will include the following free services:

  • Ask the Dietitian
  • Educational literature
  • Interactive survey with immediate response
  • Onsite patient testimonials

WHO: Sudhir Narla, M.D., medical director, UPMC McKeesport Center for Digestive Health 

WHEN: Thursday, June 26

  • 5:30 p.m., Information booths
  • 6 p.m., Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m., “Colon Health and Colonoscopy—A Guide to Digestive Health”  presentation

WHERE: UPMC McKeesport, Kelly Conference Center, Ground Floor, Kelly Building, 1500 Fifth Ave., McKeesport, Pa., 15132

Parking is free in the Painter parking lot.

Seating is limited and registration is required before Monday, June 23. Call 412-664-2306 to reserve your space.

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